January Term Student Internships in Virginia

Hear for yourself how our January Term internships in Virginia really have students think about going places with their future careers. An internship during your first year at Hollins (and subsequent years) means a valuable start to a college experience full of hands-on learning.


St. Francis Service Dogs, Roanoke, VA

St. Francis Service Dogs“I want to be able to work with animals and to help people. St. Francis has really helped me broaden my choice of majors.” Ali Montie ’20 discusses the opportunities she has had as a Hollins first-year student interning at St. Francis Service Dogs in Roanoke, Virginia.

Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA

Virginia Historical Society“It gives you this real-world experience you cannot experience in a classroom.” Amelia Verkerk ’18 discusses her January Short Term internship at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, Virginia.

Feeding America SouthWest Virginia, Roanoke, VA

Feeding America Southwest Virginia“I like to help people.” Horizon student Genevieve Sylla ’18 talks about how her internship with Feeding America Southwest Virginia has given her essential preparation for a career in working with nonprofit organizations.

McKesson Corporation, Richmond, VA

McKesson Corporation“I knew this was an exciting opportunity because I would not only be getting more experience but also new experience in the vast field of communications.” Emili McPhail ’18 reflects on her January 2017 internship with McKesson Corporation in Richmond, Virginia.

Harvester Performance Center, Rocky, Mount, VA

Harvester Performance Center“I really want to do something with arts administration and entertainment management, and working in a venue like this has been incredible….” Delaney Witten ’18 discusses her Short Term internship experience at the Harvester Performance Center, an acclaimed concert venue in Rocky Mount, Virginia.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts“This has certainly solidified my desire to work in a museum.” Veronica Parker ’17 spent the January Short Term interning at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia. The VMFA is a state-supported, privately endowed educational institution created for the benefit of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret art, to encourage the study of the arts, and thus to enrich the lives of all.

Friendship Living, Roanoke, VA

Friendship Living
“This has definitely confirmed that I know what I want to do with my life.” Penny Stricklin ’19 talks about her Short Term internship with Roanoke’s Friendship Living and its profound contribution to her passion for working with seniors.